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NEW ORLEANS is legendary for its entertainment offerings... music on street corners & in public parks ... exuberant club, cafe, music, and bar scenes reflecting the city's French, African, Spanish, Latin, & Caribbean influences ... Zydeco, Delta blues, jazz ... excellent art galleries & history museums ... carriage rides ... many music festivals ... superb people-watching ... iconic events such as Mardi Gras & Jazz Fest ... and of course the food ... the city's called the Big Easy for a reason.
PRALINIERE OF OLD NEW ORLEANS. (date unknown) | female food vendors who sold their hand-made delicacies on Sundays in front of Saint Louis Cathedral. It was customary under Code Noir, French law, for the praline and calas vendors to eventually buy their freedom from slavery, with earnings saved from the sale of these hand-made delicacies.